The child, of North African origin, needed to go to hospital for five stitches to close the wound.
The boy’s family has filed suit against the teacher, who has been suspended after last week’s incident.
That reminds me of a sub I had in middle school; Ms. Jones. Ms. Jones was a homely looking slender black woman who as rumor had it was packing a pistol in her purse. Needless to say, nobody got on Ms. Jones’ bad side. She was quick to send you to the office, but that was better than getting capped.